Cuban tourism minister meets with heads of Mexican travel agencies
Mar 25, 2010
HAVANA, Cuba - Cuban Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero met in the capital of Mexico with heads of different travel agencies who sell the Cuba destination.
The Cuban minister gave the tour operators an overview of the development of tourism in the island and the country’s perspectives on hotel growth. He also talked about the quality of services and the expansion of other areas related to the industry.
Marrero met with the travel agents in Mexico City before heading to Cancun where he will attend a meeting of promoters of the leisure industry from the United States and Cuba, according to a Prensa Latina report.
The encounter took place in the Melia Hotel of the Mexican capital and it was attened by Manuel Aguilera, Cuba’s ambassador to Mexico. Marrero took advantage of the opportunity to encourage the travel agents to undertake new projects with the aim of expanding the number of Mexican visitors to the island to 100,000 in a term of two years.
The Cuban minister added that in the upcoming international fair of the sector to be held in Havana on May 3-8, a new promotional campaign targeting different markets of the world will be lunched.